Reference numberCB/1/4/127
Alternative reference numberBLA.H.22.a
TitleLetter from Charles Blagden, Newport, Rhode Island to William Heberden
Date3 May 1777
DescriptionSends his respects and thanks him for his recommendations. Gives news of Peter Parker who is now on the Flagship, the Chatham. Describes an obstinate ague that he has been treating affecting the troops. "Rhode Island called the Montpellier of America is remarkably pleasant and healthy in the summer only". Has observed only one aurora borealis. Gives brief details of rebel forces gathering.
Extent1 sheet
Access statusOpen
Fellows associated with this archive
NA8236Heberden; William (1710 - 1801); physician1710 - 1801
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